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Under 19 Contestants Profile and Facts

Under 19 Profile and Facts

Under 19 is a new survival show on MBC for trainees under the age of 19 years old. There are a total of 57 contestants that are participating. The final group will be managed by MBK Entertainment, and will have a 1 year contract, they’re expected to debut in July 2019.

Under 19 Official Sites:
Twitter: @MBC_Under19

Under 19 Profiles:
VOCAL TEAM:
Coach: 
Crush & Solji (EXID)

Jin Jinseok (Retired from the show)

Stage Name: Ji Jinseok (지진석)
Birth Name: Ji Jin Seok (지진석)
Birthday: 1998
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @by_jinseok

Jinseok Facts:
– His nickname is Earthquake (JiJin).
– He likes practicing the guitar.
– His specialty is Badminton.
– His favorite food is chicken.
– His favorite song is Major Lazer (ft. Justin Bieber and MØ) – Cold Water.
– He is trainee under Black Y Music
– On January 26, 2019 it was announced that he retired from the show due to health reasons.
– He is going to debut in 2019

Lee Dongjoon (Eliminated – Placed 13th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Lee Dongjoon (이동준)
Birth Name: Lee Dong Joon (이동준)
Birthday: 1999
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Dongjoon Facts:
– His nicknames are B.I and “Poop-Jun”.
– His likes playing computer games and listening to music.
– His specialties are Dancing, Rapping, Singing, and basketball.
– His favorite foods are spicy Tteokbokki and chicken.
– His favorite songs are iKON – Goodbye Road, Roy Kim – The Hardest Part, and Dean – Instagram.
– He was ranked 13th in vocal team and 31st in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.
– Lee Dongjoon and Suren are under Histar Media.

Kim Taewoo (Debut team – Ranked 3rd Overall)

Stage Name: Kim Taewoo (김태우)
Birth Name: Kim Tae Woo (김태우)
Birthday: April 23rd, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Taewoo Facts:
– His nickname is “Park Seojoon resemblance”.
– He’s known to look like the Korean actor Park Seojoon.
– His likes playing baseball.
– He’s under A Team Entertainment (formerly AQ Entertainment).
– His specialty is having fun with people.
– His favorite food is Mosuel, a popular Korean cake\pie.
– He says that he wanted to be an idol since he was born.
– His favorite song is Ra.D – Mom.

Kim Jungwoo (Eliminated – Placed 10th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Kim Jungwoo (김정우)
Birh Name: Kim Jung Woo (김정우)
Birthday: May 7, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Jungwoo Facts:
– He is a member of HNB.
– He’s known to look like anime characters.
– His nickname is “desert fox”.
– He likes composing, clothes shopping, and traveling alone.
– His specialties are piano (classic) and his English.
– His favorite food is salmon.
– His favorite songs are Aviccii – Waiting for love, Crush – Cereal, and Woo Jinyoung, Kim Hyunsoo – Falling in Love.
– He says that he’s overflowing and full confidence.
– He went to an international middle school
– He can speak English very well.
– He can play the piano.
– He can write lyrics and compose songs.
– He has experienced travelling abroad to 20 different countries.
– With a pen, he sometimes wants to draw a dot next to his eyes.
– He was ranked 10th in vocal team and 26th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Kim Bin (Eliminated – Placed 17th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Kim Bin (김빈)
Birth Name: Kim Bin (김빈)
Birthday: 1999
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 180 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Natinality: Korean
Instagram: @storybybin

Bin facts:
– His nickname is “Black bean”.
– He likes to write.
– His specialties are the ability of speaking and acting.
– His favorite food is all types of meat.
– His favorite song is The Weeknd – Die For You.
– He is an FNC Entertainment trainee.
– He was ranked 17th and has been eliminated in Episode 6.

Yoon Doyeon (Eliminated – Placed 19th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Yoon Doyeon (윤더연)
Birth Name: Yoon Do Yeon (윤도연)
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 170 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Natonality: Korean

Doyeon Facts:
– His nickname is “Muscles”.
– His hobbies are watching movies alone and seeing people he didn’t saw for a long time.
– His specialty is composition.
– His favorite food is meat.
– His favorite song is Justin Bieber – Purpose.
– He was ranked 19th and has been eliminated in episode 6.

Lim Younseo (Eliminated – Placed 12th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Lim Younseo (임윤서)
Birth Name: Lim Youn Seo (임윤서)
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 69 kg (153 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Younseo Facts:
– His nickname is “Yoon-sseol”.
– His hobbies are playing games and fishing.
– His specialties are Volleyball and jumping rope.
– His favorite food is beef.
– He was ranked 12th in vocal team and 30th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Lee Jaeeok (Eliminated – Placed 15th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Lee Jaeeok (이재억)
Birth Name: Lee Jae Eok (이재억)
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @_eok_iii

Jaeeok Facts:
– His nickname is “Eokjae”.
– His likes doing makeup.
– His specialties are Cheerleading and tumbling.
– His favorite foods are Sashimi and Sushi.
– His favorite song is Dean – I’m not sorry.
– He ranked 15th in vocal team and 37th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Kim Youngwon
Stage Name: Kim Youngwon (김영원)
Birth Name: Kim Young Won (김영원)
English Name: Paul Kim
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean-American
Instagram: @kingyoungwon

Youngwon Facts:
– He is from Virginia, USA.
– His nicknames are “Black bean pavilion” and “Puppy”.
– His hobbies are playing basketball and busking.
– His specialties are playing guitar, busking, and his English.
– His favorite foods are steak and Kimchi stew.
– His favorite song is Troye Sivan – Talk Me Down.
– He debuted as a soloist on July 19, 2019 with “Tanghulu”.
Show more Kim Youngwon fun facts…

Yoon Taekyung (Eliminated – Placed 8th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Yoon Taekyung (윤태경)
Birth Name: Yoo Tae Kyung (윤태경)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean

Taekyung Facts:
– Yoon Taekyung’s favorite song is Jung Joon Young’s “Princess”.
– He was ranked 8th and has been eliminated in Episode 13.

Shin Yechan (Debut team – Ranked 4th Overall)

Stage Name: Shin Yechan (신예찬)
Birth Name: Shin Ye Chan (신예찬)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Yechan Facts:
– His nickname is ‘Classical Schooler’.
– Shin Yechan is the tallest contestant.
– Shin Yechan is TOP media trainee.
– His hobbies are guitar performances, watching movies, and soccer.
– His favorite foods are pizza and fried chicken.
– His specialty is talking to his foreign friends in English when there’s a possibility.
– 3 things he hears often is “Your thoughts are deep”, “You’re handsome”, and “You’re earnest.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would want to do all the things if there were no people.
– He thinks his TMI is that he’s actually not a serious person but he’s also not a fun person either.
– His favorite songs are Park Hyoshin – Beautiful Tomorrow, Jung Seunghwan – The Snowman, and Jonghyun – End of a day.

Lim Hyeongbin (Eliminated – Placed 14th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Lim Hyeongbin (임형빈)
Birth Name: Lim Hyeong Bin (임현빈)
Birthday: March 3, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 180 cm (5’11)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Hyeongbin Facts:
– He is a Kakao M trainee.
– His favorite song is Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody.
– Jinsung, Doyum, Byeonghee, Seunghwan and Hyeongbin are part of STARHILL BOYS.
– He was ranked 14th in vocal team and 35th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.
Show more Hyeongbin fun facts…

Kang Junhyuck (Eliminated – Placed 7th in Vocal Team)
Stage Name: Kang Junhyuck (강준혁)
Birth Name: Kang Jun Hyuck (강준혁)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Junhyuck Facts:
– He doesn’t have a favorite song but he said that he loves all Jung Seunghwan’s songs.
– He was ranked 7th and has been eliminated in Episode 13.

Jeon Chanbin (Eliminated – Placed 6th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Jeon Chanbin (전찬빈)
Birth Name: Jeon Chan Bin (전찬빈)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 173 cm (5’8.3″)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Chanbin Facts:
– His favorite songs are Park Won – All of My Life and all Paul Kim’s songs.
– He was ranked 6th and has been eliminated in Episode 13.

Jay Chang (Eliminated – Placed 18th in Vocal Team)
Stage Name: Jay Chang (제이창)
Birth Name: Jay Chang
Birthday: March 8th, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese-American
Instagram: @jaychang63

Jay Facts:
– He is from New York.
– He is a part of the 7Sins dance crew.
– He is half Chinese and half Irish.
– He trained at Born Star Academy in New York.
– His favorite song is Maroon 5 – Daylight.
– He was ranked 18th and has been eliminated in Episode 6.

Kim Kun (Eliminated – Placed 16th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Kim Kun (김건)
Birth Name: Kim Kun (김건)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @kkeon_0216

Kun Facts:
– His favorite song is Lee Hi’s “Breathe”.
– He was ranked 16th in Vocal team and 38th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Jung Jinsung (Debut team – Ranked 2nd Overall)

Stage Name: Jung Jinsung (정진성)
Birth Name: Jung Jin Sung (정진성)
Birthday: March 30, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Jinsung Facts:
– He is from Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
– He is a Kakao M trainee.
– His nicknames are Eye King and CCM (Cold City Man).
– His hobbies are taking pictures, listening to music alone while taking a walk, and reading books.
– His favorite food is crackers.
– His specialty is imitating Kim Yu Na.
– 3 things he hears often is “Close your eyes and sleep”, “Your eyes are pretty”, and “You’re fun.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would eat all the crackers in the world and go to all the amusement park in the world and play there for a day.
– He thinks his TMI is that he goes to the bakery every morning to eat a cheese tart.
– His favorite songs are Chet Baker’s But Nor For Me and Blue Room.
– Jinsung and Doyum are close friends, they train together under the same entertainment company, Fave.
– Jinsung, Doyum, Byeonghee, Seunghwan and Hyeongbin are part of STARHILL BOYS.
– He’s good at aegyo and has very big reactions to stuff.
Show more Jinsung fun facts…

Kim Youngseok (Eliminated – Placed 17th in Vocal Team)

Stage Name: Kim Youngseok (김영석)
Birth Name: Kim Young Seok (김영석)
Birthday: May 21, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Taurus/Gemini cusp
Height: 173 (5’8″)
Weight: 52 kg (115 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Youngseok Facts:
– His nicknames are ‘Sseuki’ and ‘Jjingjjingi’.
– His hobby is collecting dolls.
– His favorite food is jjajangmyeon (black bean sauce noodles).
– His specialties are whistling, doing impressions of Doraemon, and copying girl group poses.
– 3 things he hears often is “You’re cute”, “Clumsy”, and “Illegal Mister Kim Goo”.
– His favorite song is iKON – Goodbye Road.
– He thinks his TMI is that when he’s seriously worried he puts a blanket over himself, all the way to his head and continue worrying.
– He is a KQ Entertainment trainee.
– He was ranked 11th in vocal team and 28th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Bae Hyeonjun
Stage Name: Bae Hyeonjun (배현준)
Birth Name: Bae Hyeon Jun (배현준)
Birthday: January 6th 2003
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 69 kg (152 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Hyeonjun Facts:

RAP TEAM:
Coach: 
Dynamic Duo

Yoo Yongha  (Debut team – Ranked 6th Overall)

Stage Name: Yoo Yongha (유용하)
Birth Name: Yoo Yong Ha (유용하)
Birthday: January 11, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 177 (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @you_haaaaa

Yongha Facts:
– In ep.14, Yongha stated that he has a nut allergy.
– He is a OUI Entertainment trainee.

 Lee Junhwan (Eliminated – Placed 17th in Rap Team)
Stage Name: Lee Junhwan (이준환)
Birth Name: Lee Jun Hwan (이준환)
Birthday: 1999
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 71 kg (156 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Junhwan Facts:
– Lee Junhwan is part of a crew called “TUMINATI” Crew.
– Jung Hyunjun/Trix and Lee Junhwan are currently making music together.
– He was ranked 17th and has been eliminated in Episode 6.

Choi Yonghun (Eliminated – Placed 15th in Rap Team)
Stage Name: Choi Yonghun (최용훈)
Birth Name: Choi Yong Hun (최용훈)
Birthday: November 27th, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @0_choi

Yonghun Facts:
– He is a member of the group T.E.N
– He was ranked 15th and has been eliminated in Episode 6.

Kim Sungho (Eliminated – Placed 6th in Rap Team)
Stage Name: Kim Sungho (김성호)
Birth Name: Kim Sung Ho (김성호)
Birthday: August 28th, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @ksh108

Sungho Facts:
– He was ranked 6th and has been eliminated in Episode 13.

Kim Junjae (Eliminated – Placed 19th in Rap Team)
Stage Name: Kim Junjae (김준재)
Birth Name: Kim Jun Jae (김준재)
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @xido.00

Junjae Facts:
– Kim Junjae is under ThinkAbout Entertainment.
– He was ranked 19th and has been eliminated in Episode 6.
– Currently participating in Produce x 101

Jung Hyunjun (Eliminated – Placed 11th in Rap Team)

Stage Name: Jung Hyunjun (정현준)
Birth Name: Jung Hyun Jun (정현준)
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 73 kg (160 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @kg_trix

Hyunjun Facts:
– His favorite song is Roy Kim – The Hardest Part.
– Jung Hyunjun lived in Ukraine, but goes to school in South Korea.
– Jung Hyunjun/Trix and Lee Junhwan are currently making music together.
– Jung Hyunjun was ranked 11th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Jang Rui (Eliminated – Placed 13th in Rap Team)
Stage Name: Jang Rui (장루이)
Birth Name: Jang Rui (장루이)
Korean Name: Jang Ye (장예)
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @znt_ryu

Rui Facts:
– Jang Rui was ranked 13th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Choi Soomin (Eliminated for breaking the rules)
Stage Name: Choi Soomin (최수민)
Birth Name: Choi Soo Min (최수민)
Birthday: April 11, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 180.3cm (5’11″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @edd_smg00
Soundcloud: otaxu0hdiypq
Youtube: at m

Soomin Facts:
– His rapper name is EDd Min.
– He’s good at soccer and basketball.
– His hobby is exercising.
– His favourite foods are pizza, chicken feet and McNuggets.
– His favourite songs are his songs.
– His bucketlist is to rank number 1 on the Billboards chart.
– His TMI: I jog for an hour every day.
– He was eliminated for breaking the rules. (Drinking and being active on social media during the competition).
Show more EDd Min fun facts…

Park Jinoh (Eliminated – Placed 8th in Rap Team)

Stage Name: Park Jinoh (박진오)
Birth Name: Park Jin Oh (박진오)
Birthday: March 19, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 172 (5’8″)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @jino_01_star

Jinoh Facts:
– He was ranked 8th in rap team and 27th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Lee Minwoo (Eliminated – Placed 16th in Rap Team)
Stage Name: Lee Minwoo (이민우)
Birth Name: Lee Min Woo (이민우)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @signature_minumanu

Minwoo Facts:
– He was ranked 16th and has been eliminated in Episode 6.

Kim Yejoon (Eliminated – Placed 10th in Rap Team)

Stage Name: Kim Yejoon (김예준)
Birth Name: Kim Ye Joon (김예준)
Birthday: August 15, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 181 (5’11”)
Weight:
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @yejoon_music
Youtube: Yejoon-music

Yejoon Facts:
– He’s from Daegu, South Korea.
– His nickname is ‘Elephant’.
– His hobby is listening to music.
– His favorite food is Jamaican chicken.
– His English name is ‘John Kim’.
– His specialty is doing a pretty falsetto.
– Kim Yejoon also auditioned for High School Rapper’s 3rd season.
– 3 things he often hears is “You have a lot of meals”, “You’re good at rapping”, and “Would you like a double portion?”
– If he was the last person on Earth he wouldn’t be able to do anything since he’s scared when alone.
– He thinks his TMI is that among all fruit, his favorite is tangerines.
– He can speak Korean and English.
– Kim Yejoon was ranked 10th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Chang Minsu (Eliminated – Placed 18th in Rap Team)

Stage Name: Chang Minsu (장민수)
Birth Name: Chang Min Su (장민수)
Birthday: June 4, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @kid.vlpha

Minsu Facts:
– He’s from New Zealand.
– Chang Minsu’s English name is Matthew.
– His stage name is KID.VLPHA, and he’s from a rap crew called “INEFFA”.
– He was ranked 18th and has been eliminated in Episode 6.

Lee Sangmin

Stage Name: Lee Sangmin (이상민)
Birth Name: Lee Sang Min (이상민)
Birthday: 2002
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Sangmin Facts:
– His nickname is ‘Jjangu’ (Jjangu is a Japanese character in Crayon Shin Chan, Jjangu is the Korean name for it).
– His hobbies are collecting dolls, collecting playmobil, and writing (calligraphy).
– His favorite food is pizza.
– His specialty is calligraphy.
– 3 things he hears often is “You’re funny”, “Your photos never turn out well”, and “I wouldn’t guess you’re 15 in international age.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would sing Zak Abel’s ‘Say Sumthin’.
– Lee Sangmin appeared in April Japanese MV “Oh-e-Oh”.
– He’s under DSP Media.

Koo Hanseo (Eliminated – Placed 14th in Rap Team)

Stage Name: Koo Hanseo (구한서)
Birth Name: Koo Han Seo (구한서)
Birthday: 2002
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (172 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Hanseo Facts:
– Koo Hanseo was ranked 14th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Park Sungwon (Debut team – Ranked 7th Overall)
Stage Name: Park Sungwon (박성원)
Birth Name: Park Sung Won (박성원)
Birthday: December 18, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (172 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @pak_sungwon

Sungwon Facts:
– He’s an A Team Entertainment trainee.

Jeong Taekhyeon (Debut team – Ranked 5th Overall)
Stage Name: Jeong Taekhyeon (정태현)
Birth Name: Jeong Taek Hyeon (정태현)
Birthday: July 28, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 178 (5’10”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @th728

Taekhyeon Facts:

Nam Dohyon (Eliminated – Placed 12th in Rap Team)
Stage Name: Nam Dohyon (남도현)
Birth Name: Nam Do Hyon (남도현)
Birthday: 2004
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Dohyon Facts:
– His hobby is composing.
– His nickname is ‘Weird Kid’.
– His specialty is beat box.
– His favorite food is fried chicken.
– 3 things he hears often is “Handsome”, “Nice/Kind”, and “You’re a genius.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would lie down on the floor and sleep.
– He thinks his TMI is that he doesn’t eat mixed curry.
– Nam Dohyun was ranked 12th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.
– He was a participant in Produce x 101.
– Nam Dohyon debuted in X1.

Bang Junhyuk (Retired from the show)
Stage Name: Bang Junhyuk (방준혁)
Birth Name: Bang Jun Hyuk (방준혁)
Birthday: December 19, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Junhyuk Facts:
– His nickname is ‘Shorty’.
– Bang Junhyuk is TOP media trainee.
– His hobby is drawing.
– His favorite food is samgyeopsal (barbecued pork belly).
– 3 things he hears often is “Hi”, “You’re handsome”, and “Your voice is nice.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would want to plant an apple tree that lives for a year.
– He thinks his TMI is that he moves his ears when he’s bored.
– His specialty is doing different genres of rap.
– Bang Junhyuk is no longer participating in Under Nineteen due to health reasons.
– He will be debuting in the boy group MCND.
– Under19 creators messed up his age on the photo above, he is actually 16, not 13.

Lee Yechan
Stage Name: Lee Yechan (이예찬)
Birth Name: Lee Ye Chan (이예찬)
Birthday: October 21, 2005
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 153 cm (5’0″)
Weight: 39 kg (85 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Yechan Facts:
– He has an older sister, her name is Lee Ye Eun.
– He is a KQ Entertainment trainee.
– His favorite foods are ramen, tteokbokki (hot and spicy rice cakes), and gorabab (korean crackers/cookies).
– He was on ‘My Life’ under the name Ji Eun Chan.
– His specialties are taekwondo and soccer.
– His hobby is basketball.
– 3 things her often hears is “You’re short”, “You look young”, and “You have big eyes.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would want to do his own concert.
– His nickname is ‘Shorty’.
– He thinks his TMI is that his face gets really swollen.

PERFORMANCE TEAM:
Coach: 
Eunhyuk (SUPER JUNIOR)

Kim Shihyun

Stage Name: Kim Shihyun (김시현)
Birth Name: Kim Won (김원) but he legally changed it to Kim Shi-hyun (김시현)
English Name: Edward Kim
Birthday: May 6th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Shihyun Facts:
– He was a member of Longguo&Shihyun.
– He was born in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.
– His nicknames are “Kkot-shi”, “Indian Prince”, and “Kim Circle”.
– His family includes his mom, dad, and older brother (named Kim Young).
– One of his skills is reading.
– His hobbies include doing puzzles, reading fiction books, sleeping, and playing games.
– He likes to converse in a conversation, travel, and sleep.
– He doesn’t like seafood, hot weather, and reptiles.
– His favorite season is fall. (Longguo & Shihyun Take On The Bromance Game interview)
– His best characteristics include his smile and the beauty mark under his eye.
– His role models are Yoo Jae-suk and Im Chang-jung.
– He owns 2 cats named Reushi and Tobli with Longguo.
– He has two tattoos: one on his hipbone reading “luce sicut stellae” (which he got after he saw Longguo’s), and one on his back that’s unfinished. (Pocari Private Life)
– He was a participant on Produce 101 Season 2 but left before the first episode aired due to health problems.
– He is currently a member of WE IN THE ZONE.

Eddie (Eliminated – Placed 17th in Performance Team)

Stage Name: Eddie (에디)
Birth Name: Eddie Valencia
Birthday: December 20, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Latino-American
Instagram: @qxeddie

Eddie Facts:
– Eddie is gay.
– He is a part of a dance cover group called The First Bite.
– Has been receiving a lot of bashing for not being Asian, for being gay, and for not being good at Korean.
– His nickname is ‘Red Flavor’.
– His hobbies is covering K-Pop songs.
– His favorite food is dak galbi (stir fried spicy chicken).
– His specialty is covering girl group dances.
– 3 things he often hears is “Your hair color is pretty”, “Your eyes are sparkling and pretty”, and “You’re always smiling.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would visit the best houses in the world.
– He thinks his TMI is that he tried coloring his hairs of the seven colors of the rainbow.
– His eyes are originally brown but he uses contact lenses a lot.
– Eddie was ranked 17th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Wumuti (Left the show)
Stage Name: Wumuti (우무티)
Birth Name: Wu Muti Tulson (吾木提·吐爾遜)
Korean Name: Oh Mok-je (오목제)
Birthday: July 7th, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese
Instagram: @wumut.t

Wumuti Facts:
– Wu Muti is in Uyghur Chinese descent, he’s from Ürümqi, Xinjiang, China.
– He is a former member of SWIN-S.
– Wumuti left the program right before the final episode due to personal issues.

Jeong Wonbeom (Eliminated – Placed 19th in Performance Team)
Stage Name: Jeong Wonbeom (정원범)
Birth Name:  Jeong Won Beom (정원범)
Birthday: 1999
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean

Wonbeom Facts:
– He is under Jellyfish Entertainment.
– Jeong Wonbeom was ranked 19th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Christian(Eliminated – Placed 15th in Performance Team)

Stage Name: Christian (크리스티안)
Birth Name: Christian Saraos
Birthday: May 13th, 1999
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 59 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Filipino-American
Instagram: @finnthecoldguy

Christian Facts:
– He is from Marikina City, Philippines.
– He has a mom and 2 sisters who are very supportive of him.
– Christian’s father already passed away.
– He has a YouTube Channel called Chung-Hee Saraos.
– He introduces himself as ‘Performance Machine’.
– Christian loves to collect WWE figures and loves Adventure Time.
– His favorite Adventure Time character is Finn.
– Christian’s hobbies are exercising, collecting WWE figurines, editing videos, going to milktea shops, watch WWE, and driving.
– His specialty in dancing is flipping.
– Christian’s favorite food is Bulgogi.
– Christian is apart of a dance group called Ultimate Fries. Their group won the KCON9 Philippine KPOP Dance Battle.
– He is the 2nd place winner for 2018 Kpop Cover Dance Festival at Los Angeles.
– Christian Saraos is the Champion for 2018 Kpop World Festival Atlanta Preliminary.
– Christian’s unusual career is his TV commercial model experience.
– Three things Christian always hears about him are he doesn’t talk much, he’s cute, and innocent.
– Christian’s bucket list for life are to travel the world, and collect many action figures.
– Christian said that if he’s the last person to be alive, he would like to be a scientist.
– Christian’s TMI is pure and cute.
– His favorite song is IU’s ‘Rain’.
– He was ranked 15th in Performance team and 39th in the overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Min (Eliminated – Placed 12th in Performance Team)
Stage Name: Min ()
Birth Name:
Birthday: 2000
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type:
Nationality: Thai

Min Facts:
– He was ranked 12th in performance team and 33rd in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Lee Seunghwan  (Debut team – Ranked 8th Overall)

Stage Name: Lee Seunghwan (이승환)
Birth Name: Lee Seung Hwan (이승환)
Birthday: May 20, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Seunghwan Facts:
– He is a Kakao M trainee.
– Jinsung, Doyum, Byeonghee, Seunghwan and Hyeongbin are part of STARHILL BOYS.
Show more Seunghwan fun facts…

Kosuke (Eliminated – Placed 16th in Performance Team)

Stage Name: Kosuke (코스 케)
Birth Name: Namekawa Kosuke
Korean Name: Kwangwoo (광우)
Birthday: August 21, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Japanese

Kosuke Facts:
– His nickname is Suke.
– He came to Korea somewhere between April and March as has been there for 6 months.
– He played soccer as a goalkeeper when he was in elementary and high school.
Back in Japan, he performed at Tokyo Dome.
– He is a member of HNB.
– Kosuke was ranked 16th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Song Jaewon (Eliminated – Placed 11th in Performance Team)

Stage Name: Song Jaewon (송재원)
Birth Name: Song Jae Won (송재원)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Jaewon Facts:
– He was was ranked 11th in performance team and 32nd in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.
– Song Jaewon is currently under DSP Media.

Song Byeonghee
Stage Name: Song Byeonghee (송병희)
Birth Name: Song Byeong Hee (송병희)
Birthday: May 4, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 182 (5’11”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean

Byeonghee Facts:
– He is a Kakao M trainee.
– Jinsung, Doyum, Byeonghee, Seunghwan and Hyeongbin are part of STARHILL BOYS.
Show more Byeonghee fun facts…

Son Jinha (Eliminated – Placed 14th in Performance Team)
Stage Name: Son Jinha (손진하)
Birth Name: Son Jin Ha (손진하)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @modernsjh

Jinha Facts:
– His nickname is Jinhwa.
– He was ranked 14th in performance team and 36th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Shin Chanbin (Eliminated – Placed 11th in Performance Team)
Stage Name: Shin Chanbin (신찬빈)
Birth Name: Shin Chan Bin (신찬빈)
Birthday: May 31, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @c___x___b

Chanbin Facts:
– He is known as Shin Jingyu from Boys24.
– He was ranked 10th in performance team and 29th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Oh Dahan (Eliminated – Placed 13th in Performance Team)
Stage Name: Oh Dahan (오다한)
Birth Name: Oh Da Han (오다한)
Birthday: 2001
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @daaohan

Dahan Facts:
– He was ranked 13th in performance team and 34th in overall ranking and was eliminated in ep 12.

Kim Kangmin (Eliminated – Placed 18th in Performance Team)
Stage Name: Kim Kangmin (김강민)
Birth Name: – Kim Kang Min (김강민)
Birthday: December 27, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 59 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Kim Kangmin
– Kim Kangmin was ranked 18th and has been eliminated in Episode 9.

Kim Junseo  (Debut team – Ranked 9th Overall)
Stage Name: Kim Junseo (김준서)
Birth Name: Kim Jun Seo (김준서)
Birthday: November 20th, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (131 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Junseo Facts:
– He is an OUI Entertainment trainee.

Jeon Doyum (Debut team – Ranked 1st Overall)
Stage Name: Jeon Doyum (전도염)
Birth Name: Jeon Do Yum (전도염)
Birthday: February 21, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 173 (5’8″)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Doyum Facts:
– His nicknames are Jeondooyeob, Sikdoyum, and Voluptuous Doyum.
– He is a Kakao M trainee.
– His hobbies are watching fantasy movies and taking a walk.
– His favorite food is galbitang (short rib soup).
– His specialties are urban dance and acrobats.
– 3 things he hears often is “You’re charming”, “Your name is unusual”, and “You dance with a lot of feeling.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would sleep and go to the mart to eat all the food he wants to eat.
– He thinks his TMI is that there is a mole in the form of a heart on the center of his lower neck.
– He’s in the same (predebut) group as Jung Jinsung, Lee Seunghwan, Song Byeonghee, and Lim Hyeongbin.
– Jinsung, Doyum, Byeonghee, Seunghwan and Hyeongbin are part of STARHILL BOYS.
Show more Doyum fun facts…

Park Siyoung
Stage Name: Park Siyoung (박시영)
Birth Name: Park Si Young (박시영)
Birthday: May 6, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean

Siyoung Facts:
– His nickname is Chocomilk.
– He appeared in April‘s Japan debut single “Tinker Bell” MV.
– His favorite food is chicken.
– His hobbies are playing Basketball, Soccer, Watching movies alone, Listening to music while looking through the window.
– His specialty is his facial expressions and acting.
– He wants to travel around the world.
– He always hear from people that he’s special and looks young but has an adult personality.
– He says that he will be laying and sleeping on a big road if he was left alone on earth.
– He’s afraid of airplanes a little bit.
– He won 2nd place in Spinning Top competition.
– Something you want to say: “A Cutie Pie! Part Of Youngest-line! I will show you the power of youngest-line through Under Nineteen”.
– He appeared as a bad student role in ‘Chuldong! K-COP (Mobilize! K-COP)’ drama in 2015.
– He’s under DSP Media.
– He’s close to the trainee Song Jaewon, Who’s in the same company with him.

Suren

Stage Name: Suren (수런 / 薛苏仁)
Birth Name: Seol Soin (설소인)
Birthday: November 9, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Chinese
Instagram: @soyan_09

Suren Facts:
– He is from Hong Kong.
– His nickname is ‘Lele’.
– Suren attends Dulwich International School, Seoul.
– His hobbies are swimming and basketball.
– His favorite foods are cheese, chicken, rice, and pizza.
– His specialty is popping.
– 3 things he hears often is “Funny”, “Friendly”, and “Kind.”
– If he was the last person on Earth he would want to play excitedly without any worries.
– He thinks his TMI is that when he goes to the bathroom he unconditionally takes off all of his clothes.
– He has a younger sister.
– The first idol he liked was G-Dragon.
– He’s also known as a mini J-Hope for his dance skills and his facial resemble the BTS member.
– Suren was also pretty famous on TikTok.
– He takes classes in the 1million dance studio.
– He can speak English because he attends an international school, he says he’s most fluent in Chinese than Korean and English.
– Suren and Lee Dongjoon are under Histar Media.

Lee Jongwon
Stage Name: Lee Jongwon (이종원)
Birth Name: Lee Jong Won (이종원)
Birthday: March 20, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Jongwon Facts:
– He’s part of the CUBE TREE (Cube Ent. trainee).

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